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Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

October 22, 2020

Breakthrough by international optics team reveals how proteins behave in 3D, enabling new insights into cell behavior and disease progression

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Rochester graduate awarded 2020 Nobel Prize for ‘landmark achievement’ against hepatitis

Rochester graduate awarded 2020 Nobel Prize for ‘landmark achievement’ against hepatitis

October 5, 2020

NIH scientist Harvey Alter, who holds BA and MD degrees from Rochester, is the 13th Nobel laureate with ties to the University.

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Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

September 24, 2020

Lack of positive feedback on social media can decrease adolescents’ feelings of self-worth, multi-institutional team of psychologists finds.

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Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

September 23, 2020

Work shows the innovative fiber—made of seven capillaries surrounding a hollow core—may be a promising platform for quantum information processing and other applications.

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Like rose-colored glasses, a ‘sexy mindset’ helps you see what you want to see

Like rose-colored glasses, a ‘sexy mindset’ helps you see what you want to see

September 22, 2020

Researchers find that having a “sexy mindset” makes people perceive potential partners as way more attractive.

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As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

June 19, 2020

Time sharing, staggered shifts, and reconfigured spaces are among the adaptations in place as research resumes at Rochester.

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3 questions: 50 years after the moon landing

3 questions: 50 years after the moon landing

July 18, 2019

The lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts still inform research today, including the work of Rochester professor Miki Nakajima, who studies the formation and evolution of the Earth, the moon, and other planetary bodies.

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David Williams steps down as AS&E dean for research

David Williams steps down as AS&E dean for research

July 8, 2019

Dean for research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering since 2011, Williams stepped down on July 1 to return full time to his research.

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